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The U.S. U-17 MNT Defeats Denmark 3-2 in Second Match of Aegean Cup 2012

MANISA, Turkey (Jan. 18, 2012) – The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team defeated Denmark 3-2 in the teams’ second game of the 2012 Aegean Cup.

Conor Donovan, Wesley Wade and DeAndre Robinson scored for the U.S., lifting the team to second place in the Group A standings behind host Turkey, who defeated the Czech Republic 2-0 earlier in the day. The U.S. next faces the Czech Republic on Friday, Jan. 20, in the final group match.

The Aegean Cup 2012 International youth tournament is an eight-team event in with the two group winners crossing over to play for the championship. The second-place teams from each group compete for third place. Group B is comprised of France, Ukraine, Belgium and Greece.

U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team Game Report

Participants: USA U-17 MNT vs. Denmark U-17 MNT
Competition: 2012 Aegean Cup
Location: Turgutlu- Turkey
Date: Jan. 18, 2012
Weather: 40 degrees

Scoring Summary: 1     2      F
USA                1     2   3
Denmark         0     2   2         

USA - Conor  Donovan                      41st minute
DEN - Mikkel Hansen                        76
USA - Wesley Wade              78
DEN - Mads Raben                81
USA - DeAndre Robinson     84       

USA:  18-Evan Louro, 4-Shaquell Moore, 20-Jorge Miranda, 2-Conor Donovan (6-Tyler Turner,66), 12-Adonis Amaya (3-John Requejo Jr., 76), 7- Rubio Rubin (9-Wesley Wade, 53), 14-Steven Echevarria, 17-Chris Lema (5-Guy Kabala, 79), 15-Aaron Meyer, 13-Corey Baird, 19-Dembakwi Yomba (11-DeAndre Robinson, 53)
Subs not used: 1-Paul Christensen, 8-Angel Heredia, 10-Junior Flores, 16-Lawrence Taiwo
Head Coach: Wilmer Cabrera

DEN: 1- Daniel Jespersen, 3-Asger Sorensen, 5-Jeppe Solgaard, 6-Jens Jacob Thomassen, 7-Kare Jensen (2-Daniel Anusic, 70) 9-Mads Reben, 10-Michael Johnssen (12-Jonas Gemmer, 58), 11- Rasmus Oksbjerre Hansen (14-Mathias Andersen, 53), 13-Michael Zacho (15-Marcus Hojriis Invartesen,62), 17-Marcus Klingenberg Mathiesen, 18-Mikkel Hansen
Subs not used: 4-Malthe Johansen, 8-Mikkel Frankock, 16-Soren Bebensee Christensen
Head Coach: Per Holm

Statistical Summary: USA / Denmark
Shots: 8 / 8
Shots on goal: 4 / 3
Saves: 1 / 1
Corner Kicks: 3 / 5
Fouls: 11 / 9
Offsides: 3 / 5